Certainly he could be no less than a captain in the navy, with those epaulets and sleeve-bands.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
Not worth the struggle, when he won his way from spade to epaulet in the defense of the nation's honor?
"Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence" by Various
Epaulets, perhaps no badge of saint-ship, 30.
"The Biglow Papers" by James Russell Lowell
Two immortals in epaulets and sashes in the background are only wanted instead of one.
"Edmond Dantès" by Edmund Flagg
On each side of his neck he has a bare orange-coloured spot, and near it a downy epaulet.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The top of her head came just above Orne's dress epaulets.
"Operation Haystack" by Frank Patrick Herbert
M. de Faverges had fallen back on the National Guard, without obtaining the epaulet of commander.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
Nor did she fail to observe that he wore a buff cockade on his left breast and gilt epaulets upon his shoulders.
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett
Both, like epaulets or tassels, were worn lightly and befittingly.
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
The other two wore the Sov epaulets which proclaimed them majors, but Joe didn't place the nationality of the uniforms.
"Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Said Princess Dimplecheek, "My dear,
Your majesty forgets--
This morning we played grenadier
With grandpa's epaulets.
"The Two Bears" by Carolyn Wells
Tell me what find we to admire
In epaulets and scarlet coats.
In men, because they load and fire,
And know the art of cutting throats?
"The Chronicle Of The Drum" by William Makepeace Thackeray
David Petraeus's reputation sparkled like the four stars that graced his epaulets -- and it was his best weapon as he battled his way up the ranks and eventually to a prestigious civilian post as head of the Central Intelligence Agency.
A strategically placed epaulet here, an acid-bright citrus hue there.
5.11 PDU shirts have a mic-cord pass-through above the duty belt, hidden document pockets, pen slots, a zip placket with faux buttons, epaulets, underarm vents and adjustable wrist cuffs.
In the early 1900's, Burberry made coats for British troops, fastening on epaulets and D rings for weaponry, and a star was born.